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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
1.00 Per Year
Bremerton, Washington
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Business Analyst Assistant

Job Title: IT Business Analyst Assistant Where: Bremerton, WA Pay Rate: DOE Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life & Disability Insurance, 10 paid holidays and a robust wellness program. Work Schedule: Full-time, Requires flexibility with respect to hours of work and changing conditions. Posting Date: February 8, 2018 Closing Date: Until Filled General Position Description: In support of Skookum’s overall growth and complexity the primary role of the Skookum’s Information Technology Business Analyst Assistant is an entry level p osition developing into a ‘go to’ person for process improvement within Information Technology supporting Skookum’s Operations. This position requires a technical skill set to allow for developing and learning Skookum’s strategic systems. The Information Technology Business Analyst Assistant will work with the HR, Finance and Operations Business Analysts, in a team approach, to assure seamless operations for each department. Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with eliciting requirements using a variety of activities and tools.
  • Assist with the decomposition of high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality attributes
  • Contributes to the creation of strategic and tactical direction of the initiative by facilitating requirements review and approval with business owners, project team and management.
  • Assists the business leads and technical leads on the creation of as-is and to-be process flows and requirements specifications
  • Assists with translating business requirements to technical staff; assists with the translation of technical requirements to business; documenting all
  • Assists with analyzing solution options and estimates solution option size (cost/time/resources)
  • Assists with lead trade-off analysis, development of decision-making criteria and facilitation of decision process
  • Assists with the selection and/or develops the approach(s) to achieve all analyst deliverables and achieve stakeholder alignment
  • Solution Design – Under supervision, works with technical teams to develop process and technical solutions that support stakeholders’ goals & objectives; organize/lead prototype reviews, demos & user acceptance reviews
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  • With the Business Analyst team, helps to ensure system integrations are built and configured to requirements and design specification.
  • Assists with the development of the test plan and test cases and facilitate User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Assists with applying functional domain expertise and industry learnings to help guide solution options analysis, working closely with technical teams.
  • Researches, assesses, and recommends improvements to business processes, organization, and rules that can increase the advantages gained from technical and non-technical solutions based on assessment of business operations and technical systems.
  • Change Management – Under limited supervision, provide assistance by consulting on and/or creating content for change management communications, testing, training, and education; may l participate as key contributor in training sessions. Participate in UAT and administrative and user training and rollout activities. Develop documentation and transition materials.
  • Project/Program Support - Key partner in communications for project owners and project managers – assisting with development and delivery of project communications and stakeholder management
  • Relationship Building – understands customers and their work environment; identify their business challenges, provide thought partnership to define solution options; translate customer needs into business, functional, and technical requirements, workflow and process change documents. Build positive, constructive partnering relationships with key stakeholder groups.
  • May assist in the creation of annual strategic plans and development of multi-year technology roadmaps and provide relevant expertise to help guide content, in partnership with business and technical team members.
  • Must exhibit the highest integrity in managing and protecting corporate data including confidentiality and strong financial controls.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology
  • Five (5) years of experience with Finance, Government, Healthcare, Software Development, and Technology.
  • Experience programming in one or more object-oriented software programming languages desired; financial-based application development preferred
  • Experience developing custom SQL-based reports using mainstream software such as Crystal Reports desired
  • Ability to oversee and direct multiple project teams with significant impact to Skookum revenue, costing, and quality delivery.
  • Experience delivering business intelligence solutions with a strong understanding of BI concepts.
  • Experience developing requirements and designs for analytical tools and reports.
  • Strong experience applying Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) preferred.
  • Strong experience, prior experience, and formal training in the full financial cycle through trial balance, not limited to elements of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Budgeting, Payroll, Fixed Assets, Income Statements, and Profit & Loss (P&L) preferred.

Driving Requirements: Valid state Driver License is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum’s insurance carrier. Must provide a complete driving record at interview if selected. Security Requirements: Must be able to pass a national background check and obtain and maintain Government installation access, as required. How to Apply: Visit to apply.

Skookum participates in E-Verify. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity, eligibility to work in the United States and must complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Skookum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law